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| cv           |                                                 |.:|      
| .------------'  You're looking at it! asciiweb is a system     |:.|      
| '------------.  for formatting webpages into an all-text,      |.:|      
| publications |  ASCII-art document. Your site looks the same   |:.|      
'------------. |  in text and in a graphical browser, and it's   |.:|      
.------------' |  low-bandwidth AND dynamic.                     |:.|      
| research     |                                                 |.:|      
| .------------'  Source available under the GPL.                |:.|      
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| interests    |  robotfindskitten                               |:.|      
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.------------' |  'robotfindskitten' is a "Zen simulation,"      |:.|      
| blog         |  originally written in C for DOS by Leonard     |.:|      
| .------------'  Richardson but since ported to over 35         |:.|      
| '------------.  different platforms. Our flagship product is   |.:|      
| reading      |  the POSIX version, which is available in       |:.|      
'------------. |  various distributions. New ports continue to   |.:|      
.------------' |  trickle in. I've served as the de facto        |:.|      
| quotes       |  project manager for about a decade.            |.:|      
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|''''''''''''''|  The Dumonticon                                 |:.|      
| 001010101101 |                                                 |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  The Dumonticon is an experiment in             |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  recursively hyperlinking a closed body of      |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  documents. In this case, the documents are     |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  the brain of an IRC chatbot. It shows one      |.:|      
| 101001100111 |  version of the latent interconnects of the     |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  database.                                      |.:|      
| 001111000000 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  UFO Chicago                                    |.:|      
| 011011011001 |                                                 |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  I co-founded the Users of Free Operating       |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  Systems group in Chicago (UFO Chicago), in     |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  the early 2000s as a socially-oriented user    |.:|      
| 101001100111 |  group. We're a part of the larger user group   |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  community in Chicago, but we have our own      |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  flavor. Even though I'm no longer living in    |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  Chicago, the group has been meeting regularly  |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  since. Mailing list archives are available     |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  online.                                        |.:|      
| 110011010111 |                                                 |:.|      
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| 101001100111 |  MUSIC                                          |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  -----                                          |.:|      
| 001111000000 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  I'm a musician and have been involved with     |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  several fun projects over the years. Here are  |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  a few you can check out:                       |.:|      
| 110011010111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  Slow Learners                                  |.:|      
| 101001100111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  Slow Learners is a project I'm involved with   |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  consisting of several good friends from        |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  college who live (or lived) in California. We  |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  call the style California Porch Rock --        |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  loose, down-home, and fun.                     |.:|      
| 110011010111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  redvinegar                                     |.:|      
| 101001100111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  redvinegar was the band I was a part of for    |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  many years while living in Chicago. We         |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  self-released three CDs and had a lot of fun   |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  doing it.                                      |:.|      
| 010011011011 |                                                 |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  The Tastytronic Philharmonic                   |:.|      
| 100100001100 |                                                 |.:|      
| 101001100111 |  Almost 15 years ago, my college roommate and   |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  I created a space-rock-opera, The Last         |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  Transmission from Starbase XY003. Several      |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  years after the original "studio" recordings,  |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  we made a live show out of it. Rumors persist  |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  about a forthcoming prequel.                   |.:|      
| 110011010111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  Solo Projects                                  |.:|      
| 101001100111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  Skates Sharpened and Repaired is a dormant     |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  solo project focusing on exploratory lo-fi     |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  recordings.                                    |.:|      
| 011011011001 |                                                 |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  LEGACY                                         |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  ------                                         |:.|      
| 100100001100 |                                                 |.:|      
| 101001100111 |  TRON figlet font                               |:.|      
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| 001111000000 |  Saved thanks to the Internet Archive!          |:.|      
| 001010101101 |   ______   ____     ___    _    _               |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  |_    _| |___ \   / _ \  | \  | |              |:.|      
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| 100100001100 |    |__|   |_| \_\  \___/  |_|  \_|              |.:|      
| 101001100111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  I created a TRON figlet font, based on the     |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  TRON truetype font. This figfont only          |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  displays letters, numbers, and normal          |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  punctuation (no special characters). Full-on   |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  figfonts are insanely detailed! Oh, also,      |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  you'll probably want to use the -W flag on     |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  figlet, which is "full width." Kerning is      |.:|      
| 101001100111 |  cool, but it doesn't look very good with this  |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  font.  I'm also planning on making a more      |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  deluxe font that's solid with different        |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  texture characters to represent the            |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  traditional "TRON shading." (Hah, phong        |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  shaded figfonts!)                              |.:|      
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| 100100001100 |  Tom Waits Infobot Module                       |.:|      
| 101001100111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  "She's laughin in her sleeve, boys;            |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  I can feel it in my bones."                    |:.|      
| 001010101101 |                                                 |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  In another classic ripoff move by yours        |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  truly, I took the "Zippy the Pinhead" infobot  |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  module and the quotes page from  the official  |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  tom waits homepage as well as a few personal   |.:|      
| 101001100111 |  favorite quotes (not Ben Franklin) and made a  |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  Tom Waits quote module for the IRC Infobot by  |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  Kevin Lenzo. You can see the Tom Waits module  |:.|      
| 001010101101 |  in action in channel #tron on us.slashnet.org. |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  Instructions and the latest perl modules are   |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  found here.                                    |.:|      
| 110011010111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 100100001100 |  The Floating HTML Head of Seth David Schoen    |.:|      
| 101001100111 |                                                 |:.|      
| 001101100101 |  I killed some time with the cool program       |.:|      
| 001111000000 |  png2html. Here is my handiwork:                |:.|      
| 001010101101 |                                                 |.:|      
| 011011011001 |  * seth0.html -- the small one                  |:.|      
| 010011011011 |  * seth1.html -- the bigger yet manageable one  |.:|      
| 110011010111 |  * seth2.html -- the Large and Ugly First Try.  |:.|      
| 100100001100 |    Includes controverisial "non-Vergil" text.   |.:|      
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